WASHINGTON - Arizonans were among the thousands in Washington for the 49th March for Life, an annual anti-abortion rally that could be closer than ever this year to its goal of having the Supreme Court overturn its 1973 ruling that recognized a right to an abortion.
WASHINGTON - Mayors of Tucson and Mesa agreed Wednesday that immigration reform is badly needed to address the current situation at the border, but they are not confident it can get done in the current fractured political climate.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Arizona, took to the Senate floor Thursday to say she will not vote to do away with the filibuster, likely dooming the voting rights measures she said she supports.
PHOENIX – Physicians have one of the highest rates of death by suicide, and the pandemic has excerbated the stress on health care workers. Doctors often are hesitant to seek help because of the stigma surrounding mental illness.
PHOENIX – Cahokia is an artspace owned by women and led by Native Americans that opened Oct. 11 in downtown Phoenix. Its goal is to uplift Indigenous representation in the art world and “creative placekeeping.”
LOS ANGELES - Traditional Mexican corridos have always been about telling stories, as is the new Southern California style known as trap or 'hood corridos, but it offers a different, grittier style of storytelling that reflects the urban lives of a new generation.
Wet meadows provide critical wildlife habitat and act as natural sponges, holding water during drought. But encroachment and climate change are major threats.
PHOENIX – Tierra Hopkins spent many a weekend working out in parks around metro Phoenix. When she began noticing how many people were experiencing homelessness, she combined her passion for fitness with a desire to help those in need.
PHOENIX – Colleges across the country are seeing significant drops in young men on campus, though Arizona State University somehow has managed to buck the trend, registering a 5% increase in male enrollment in the 2020-21 school year.
PHOENIX – Tucson native Kim Cota-Robles is making history as hockey’s first Latina PA announcer, impressing Roadrunners fans and paving the way for women in sports.
PHOENIX – About 80 million adults in the U.S. have limited health literacy, and older adults fare worse. Amid the pandemic, experts are calling for more training of providers to address the problem.
MORRISVILLE, Pa. – The COVID-19 pandemic has exacted a grave toll on those with dementia. Some fell ill. Many died. Others saw their disease worsen amid isolation from loved ones. One Cronkite News reporter shares her family’s personal journey of living with Alzheimer’s during these unprecedented times.